Essential Digital Skills Level 1

Online & Classroom Training Course

The ProTrainings Essential Digital Skills Level 1 is for individuals who wish to strengthen their IT skills for life and skills for work, perhaps building their IT skills in their early years of employment/training or undergoing induction, where IT plays a part. Although it could support more established workers who have had limited experience of using information technology before. The qualification is designed to meet the requirements of the EDS’ frameworks and is designed for adults with some experience of using digital devices and the internet. The qualification also provides an opportunity for learners to utilise information technology to support progression in a range of vocational sectors. This qualification is not regulated however if you require the regulated qualification please contact us and we can get someone to contact you.

What does this qualification cover? 

All the content of the qualification relates directly to the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to support adults to begin to access information technology has had no or little prior experience of using digital devices or the internet. The qualification is divided into six sections:

• 1 Using Devices and Handling Information 

• 2 Creating and Editing 

• 3 Communicating 

• 4 Transacting 

• 5 Being Safe and Responsible Online 

Who could take this qualification? 

This qualification is aimed at individuals who wish to strengthen their IT skills for life and skills for work, perhaps building their IT skills in their early years of employment/training or undergoing induction. 

£24.95 + VAT
£24.95 + VAT
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care
Video Playtime

7 hours and 55 minutes

Video Count

111 videos

Audio

English

Captions

English

Proof of Completion

Certificate

This Course Includes:

  • Endorsed by Skills for Care & TQUK
  • 10.0 hrs CPD Certificate
  • Evidence Based Training Certificate
  • Instant printable wall certificate
  • 100% online or add a skill session with a certified instructor
  • 24/7 on-demand video
  • Access on mobile
  • Weekly refresher video
  • Expiration reminder
  • Student manual

Preview the course content:

1
Section 1

Course Introduction

2 mins
1 videos
This section includes:
  • Course introduction 2:38
2
Section 2

Computers and Laptops

35 mins
12 videos
This section includes:
  • What is a computer 2:18
  • External data drives 5:05
  • Connecting adapters 3:40
  • and more...
3
Section 3

The Internet

39 mins
10 videos
This section includes:
  • What is a URL 4:00
  • Connecting to the internet 3:00
  • Downloading and installing a program 5:54
  • and more...
4
Section 4

Setting up your Email

24 mins
5 videos
This section includes:
  • Setting up a gmail account 6:45
  • Receiving and sending emails 4:38
  • Sending emails to multiple recipients 3:01
  • and more...
5
Section 5

Social Media

21 mins
5 videos
This section includes:
  • Introduction to YouTube 3:18
  • Creating a YouTube channel 3:31
  • Uploading a video to YouTube 4:30
  • and more...
6
Section 6

Windows Basics

26 mins
7 videos
This section includes:
  • Windows basics 8:03
  • Windows system settings 4:26
  • Windows Filing System 4:04
  • and more...
7
Section 7

Using Apple Mac Computers

22 mins
4 videos
This section includes:
  • Navigating an Apple computer 6:31
  • Deleting files on an Apple computer 3:15
  • How to take a screen shot on an Apple computer 4:08
  • and more...
8
Section 8

Mobile Devices

5 mins
2 videos
This section includes:
  • Mobile devices 2:31
  • Backing up a smartphone 2:30
9
Section 9

Unit One - Using Devices and Handing Information

64 mins
12 videos
This section includes:
  • Searching for images 8:10
  • Searching the internet 8:10
  • Files and folders on an apple computer 7:22
  • and more...
10
Section 10

Unit Two - Creating and Editing

55 mins
10 videos
This section includes:
  • MS Office overview 3:37
  • Microsoft Word Basics 7:02
  • Selecting the right type of document 4:08
  • and more...
11
Section 11

Unit Three - Communicating

54 mins
11 videos
This section includes:
  • Ways to communicate online 4:07
  • Sending large files 4:26
  • Opening a Zoom account 4:55
  • and more...
12
Section 12

Unit Four - Transacting

17 mins
5 videos
This section includes:
  • Google Drive 2:50
  • Entering your personal data on a website 5:19
  • Keeping your credit card data safe 4:29
  • and more...
13
Section 13

Unit Five - Being Safe and Responsible Online

81 mins
24 videos
This section includes:
  • What is data protection and why is it important 1:44
  • What is Personal Data 0:52
  • What is GDPR 2:20
  • and more...
14
Section 14

Shopping Online

20 mins
2 videos
This section includes:
  • How to stay safe when shopping online 3:41
  • How to make a purchase online 17:02
15
Section 15

Course Summary

2 mins
1 videos
This section includes:
  • Course Summary 2:41

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The ProTrainings Essential Digital Skills Level 1 is for individuals who wish to strengthen their IT skills for life and skills for work, perhaps building their IT skills in their early years of employment/training or undergoing induction, where IT plays a part. Although it could support more established workers who have had limited experience of using information technology before. The qualification is designed to meet the requirements of the EDS’ frameworks and is designed for adults with some experience of using digital devices and the internet. The qualification also provides an opportunity for learners to utilise information technology to support progression in a range of vocational sectors. This qualification is not regulated however if you require the regulated qualification please contact us and we can get someone to contact you.

What does this qualification cover? 

All the content of the qualification relates directly to the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to support adults to begin to access information technology has had no or little prior experience of using digital devices or the internet. The qualification is divided into six sections:

• 1 Using Devices and Handling Information 

• 2 Creating and Editing 

• 3 Communicating 

• 4 Transacting 

• 5 Being Safe and Responsible Online 

Who could take this qualification? 

This qualification is aimed at individuals who wish to strengthen their IT skills for life and skills for work, perhaps building their IT skills in their early years of employment/training or undergoing induction. 

This course comes with 10.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 7 hours and 55 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

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